Hadith on Wealth: Greatest losers are super rich unless charitable

Abu Dharr reported: I arrived at the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, who was sitting in the shade of the Ka’bah and saying, “They have the greatest loss, by the Lord of the Ka’bah, they have the greatest loss, by the Lord of the Ka’bah.” I said, “Who are they? May my mother and father be sacrificed for you, O Messenger of Allah!” The Prophet said, “The greatest in wealth, except for those who spend like this, or this, or this.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6638

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari

عَنْ ‌أَبِي ذَرٍّ قَالَ انْتَهَيْتُ إِلَيْهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ وَهُوَ يَقُولُ فِي ظِلِّ الْكَعْبَةِ هُمُ الْأَخْسَرُونَ وَرَبِّ الْكَعْبَةِ هُمُ الْأَخْسَرُونَ وَرَبِّ الْكَعْبَةِ فَقُلْتُ مَنْ هُمْ بِأَبِي أَنْتَ وَأُمِّي يَا رَسُولَ اللهِ قَالَ الْأَكْثَرُونَ أَمْوَالًا إِلَّا مَنْ قَالَ هَكَذَا وَهَكَذَا وَهَكَذَا

6638 صحيح البخاري كتاب الأيمان والنذور باب كيف كانت يمين النبي

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